Blog Archives for July 2011

A win for evolution in Texas

Democratic Discourse with Michael De Dora
July 25, 2011

The Texas Board of Education has unanimously approved scientifically accurate high school biology textbook supplements from established mainstream publishers, and rejected creationist-backed supplements.

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Thirty percent of Americans are Biblical literalists

Democratic Discourse with Michael De Dora
July 23, 2011

The number of Americans who believe the Bible is the literal word of God has declined eight points since 1977.

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Record attacks on women’s reproductive rights

Democratic Discourse with Michael De Dora
July 20, 2011

In the first half of 2011, states enacted a record number of laws restricting women's access to reproductive health care, according to a new report.

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Against religious freedom: a debate

Democratic Discourse with Michael De Dora
July 08, 2011

Austin Dacey and Colin Koproske argue over religious freedom with William Galston in the latest issue of Dissent Magazine.

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